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dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
prototype - original work used as a model by others
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress